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He appealed, arguing that the may disparage provision was an unconstitutional restraint on free speech.
According to Gillette's filing, Norelco's ads depicting shaving with razors as a painful event is done with "offensive, exaggerated, and distorted statements and visual images clearly intended to disparage Norelco's wet shaving competition," rather than just promote the features of Norelco's new Reflex Action Razor.
In a different case, a federal district court in Virginia upheld the PTO's cancellation of the Washington Redskins' trademarks under that law, which prohibits registration of marks that consist of "matter which may disparage persons, living or dead, institutions, beliefs, or national symbols, or bring them into contempt, or disrepute.
New Delhi, Sep 16 ( ANI ): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Sunday reiterated that India has always strongly condemned all acts that disparage religious beliefs and hurt religious sentiments.
13, before an Oval Office meeting with United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, Bush said he disagreed with those who disparage Islam and its adherents.
They were not meant to characterize homosexual individuals or encourage others to disparage homosexuals.
But the way to resolve them is not to disparage the doubters.
Evans publishes extensive excerpts from an anonymously-authored life of Sutton that set out to refute this supposition on the doubtful grounds that "'Ben understood well enough that his mushroome playes could never disparage or out-last mr Suttons .
The Ninth Amendment of the Bill of Rights states: "The enumeration in the Constitution of certain rights shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people?
Infidel" means, simply put, your religion is the wrong one; Christians used the word in the Middle Ages to disparage Muslims and, occasionally, Jews.